Oleeo Means Diversity?


When you make a word up it can be defined any way you see fit.

Jeanette Maister, VP of Americas with Oleeo, joins Chad & Cheese for a drive-by interview. She talks brand, rebranding, events, QR codes, diversity, bias, recommending not matching? and much more.

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Intro:

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Jeanette:

I just want you to realize my feet don't touch the ground right now.

Joel:

Aww yeah, should we lower that too?

Jeanette:

We're good.

Joel:

Is the weather different down where you are?

Jeanette:

It's totally different.

Joel:

Totally Different?

Jeanette:

Two degrees cooler.

Chad:

You-

Joel:

How tall are you?

Chad:

Definitely have to be the shortest CEO who's been on the show. So this is a first. This is a first.

Jeanette:

Well, I'm technically not the CEO. I'm just head of all of America. So...

Chad:

All the... So you're just head of the Americans.

Jeanette:

Yeah. Head of the Americas.

Joel:

How tall are you?

Jeanette:

Four nine and three quarters.

Joel:

Holy cow.

Jeanette:

Can't forget the three quarters. [crosstalk 00:01:20].

Joel:

Your heels are at least 10 inches high.

Jeanette:

Yeah so.

Chad:

Let's make this clear If you head up the Americas... If you head up the biggest market in the world, you are the CEO.

Jeanette:

You can, you can go ahead and call our CEO and founder.

Chad:

VP Americas.

Jeanette:

Actually it's wrong, he's actually managing director [crosstalk 00:01:39] although I hear-

Chad:

Oh, managing director.

Jeanette:

Managing director and like other tech companies is a different title. So VP's the better one, but I come from Wall Street and managing director. That's like the top.

Chad:

That's pretty big shit. Yeah. Who are we talking to?

Jeanette:

Oh yeah. Who am I?

Chad:

Hi everyone. This is the Chad and Cheese podcast.

Joel:

Welcome here. Live from HR Tech.

Chad:

Live!

Joel:

I'm your cohost Joel Cheesman-

Chad:

And I'm Chad Sowash.

Joel:

So glad to be here. And who are we interviewing today, Chad?

Chad:

Well, it's Jeanette, right?

Jeanette:

Jeanette.

Chad:

Jeanette Meister.

Jeanette:

Maister, like the month of May.

Chad:

Maister, Maister, damn it.

Jeanette:

Get it right. Not spelled with an "E," "M-A." [crosstalk 00:02:13].

Chad:

See... Yeah. I thought I had the Meister. You might know t